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JUL
03

New changes for energy certificates

Starting on 9 July 2015, the Display Energy Certificates (DECs) will be required for all buildings over 250 square metres occupied by a public authority and frequently visited by the public. The threshold for requiring these certificates was prior to this change 500 square metres.

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JUL
02

MPs back ‘localist powerhouse’

Scores of MPs lined up to signal their support for England’s ‘localist powerhouse’ yesterday during a ‘lobby day’ organized by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC).

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JUN
30

Media Watch | 24/06/15 – 30/06/15

Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories on the local (parish and town) council sector

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JUN
29

Parishes in energy saving grants opportunities

Parishes in energy saving grants opportunities

NALC welcomes the availability of DECC (Department of Energy and Climate Change) Big Energy Saving Network (BESN) grant funding programme for parish and town councils

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JUN
29

Council of the Week: Folkestone Town Council

Council of the Week: Folkestone Town Council

Having been awarded the Quality Standard twice under the old scheme and been awarded both the Foundation and Quality Awards under the new Local Council Award Scheme, it is clear to see that Folkestone is a town council is a high achiever, and an obvious candidate for Council of the Week. 

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JUN
26

Community leaders march on Parliament

Community leaders march on Parliament

England’s 9,000 parish councils are marching on the Houses of Parliament on 30 June 2015 in a ‘lobby day’ to meet with Members of Parliament.

Scores of local (parish and town) council representatives from across the country will be descending on Westminster as part of the first ever ‘lobby day’ by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) aimed at raising the profile of our most local level of government.

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